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Posted in thread: cider trouble on 09-06-2013 at 03:47 PM
There is a lot of ways here. I usually batch prime with frozen apple concentrate, that helps to
create carbonation, and sweeten "a little". You could try adding in some wine sweetener when
you pour it...
Posted in thread: cider trouble on 09-05-2013 at 09:18 PM
The last 3 batches of cider i have made (1 gal batches using store apple juice, brown sugar,
anf Champaign yeast) have turned out ok as in free of pollution but have been very very very
tart. I use ta...
Posted in thread: Bottles on 05-18-2013 at 04:05 PM
Here in NE 12oz bottles sell for about $25-$30 a case for home brewing supplies and the tall
boys average about $3-$4 a piece. IA has the 5 cent trade in but these are all bottle good for
using to bot...
Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 05-15-2013 at 10:33 PM
Which Voodoo Dounut? I haven't tired either, but I heard the first one just had too much liquid
smoke type flavor.Im not sure! I didnt know that there was more than 1. The one i tried had a
Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 05-15-2013 at 07:45 PM
Rougues Voodoo Donut! Tastes like a burnt eraser! Absolutely disgusting! I forced it down only
because of the price i paid for the bottle. What a waste of money
Posted in thread: Bottles on 05-15-2013 at 06:48 PM
Im not sure how to do this but I have over 100 pry-top bottles mostly 12oz but also a fair
number of tall boys as well. I don't have any use for them anytime soon with a new baby etc so
I would like t...
Posted in thread: New Batch on 04-05-2013 at 08:02 PM
Haha i will definitely just wait than! Thank you for the advise. I was worried because my last
batch practically blew up as soon as i added the yeast and because i used a differant this time
i was str...
Posted in thread: New Batch on 04-05-2013 at 05:41 PM
Last night I finally purchased a glass jug with stopper and 3 piece airlock. Since I was unable
to get my hands on Star san or One Step I used bleach and water solution to sanitize everything
then I r...
Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 11-17-2012 at 05:25 AM
New Belgium did it again! Snow Day winter ale is ridiculously poor! I have given up on this
brewery! It tasts like burnt buckwheat and hops. I do NOT like it sam i am!
Posted in thread: did i just ruin my batch of cider? on 11-11-2012 at 10:39 PM
I ended up drawing off some of my cider to drop the level but its still bubbling merrily away
in my air lock. Haha im not used to the sound and i spent a half hour tracking down what the
heck was maki...